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Jul 3, 2011 9:00am EDT
the early '60s, the s.s.united states was "the" way to cross the atlantic in style. big name celebrities were almost always on board. and the ship playing a starring role in the 1962 disney film bon voyage starring fred mcmurray and jane wyman. >> when you step aboard this luxurious liner anxieties disappear. you will live five lovely lazy care free days aboard. >> osgood: but even with all her speed the s.s.united states was no match for the jetliners that began taking the lion's share of transatlantic passengers as the '60s wore on. in november of 1969 after exactly 400 voyages, the s.s.united states was taken out of service. ♪ she once was the pride of america ♪ >> osgood: today on the eve of the fourth the former pride of the american passenger fleet sits as a fated relic at a philadelphia pier not far from independence hall. where its current owner the s.s.united states conservancy searches for a way to restore the renown vessel to its former glory. coming up, the mobster they called scarface. al capone. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >> you've got nothing. you've not nothing in court
Jul 24, 2011 9:00am EDT
morning, it's still mostly hot. mostly everywhere. residents of the big apple yesterday had it particularly bad. >> can hardly breathe out there. it's tough. >> reporter: some new york residents took advantage of cooling centers, as city sidewalks sizzled. >> we're getting heated from above and below and all around. in fact, in every direction. >> reporter: columbia university climate researcher says urban areas tend to hold on to heat making residents all the more miserable. but misery has plenty of company. across the nation yesterday, heat advisories were posted in more than two dozen states. oklahoma city has now had 31 days of triple-digit readings. in the south, a summer of extreme temperatures has made drought conditions even worse. but not everyone is complaining. in northern virginia where the mercury hit 100 degrees yesterday, the extreme heat didn't stop this civil war re-enactment. men wearing wool uniforms marked the 150th anniversary of the battle of bull run. >> your body after a while in the wool gets a little acclimated to the heat. >> reporter: again forecaste
Jul 10, 2011 9:00am EDT
. but now they aren't the only game in town. all the big sneaker companies from puma to reeboks, to sketchers have developed their own line of butt-toning shoes. >> nice shoes. >> reporter: sales of toning shoes have gone up from 145 million in 2009 to a whooping 736 million in 2010. >> increased calorie burn and improved metabolism. >> reporter: each brand has done some kind of scientific research to would have been its shoes are effective. but we talked to the chief science officer for the american council on exercise to get his take. >> none of the major muscles of the lower extremity showed major differences in activity nor did we see any differences in terms of the caloric output. >> reporter: he says the sad truth here is there's no shortcut to getting in shape. so you're absolutely sure that toning shoes are not going to replace me going to a gym. totally sure? >> you know, i would love to tell you otherwise. but based upon our research study as well as the other available evidence, that wouldn't be fair of me to say that. >> reporter: in the end, it comes down to the combina
Jul 31, 2011 9:00am EDT
man who wrote the music? >> it went... ♪ oh my christmas tree isn't very big. in fact it's kind of small >> see, after all these years, i remember that. ♪ up, up and away >> later on sunday morning the stories behind the songs of jimmy webb. >> jason bateman is a film and tv actor who is getting a double dose of exposure these days. what goes with that is a grilling this morning from our own mo rocca. >> jason bateman is on a roll with star turns in two summer movies. >> i wish i had your life. >> i wish i had your life. >> he's been acting since he was a kid with a 30-year career that's had more ups than downs and a lifetime of hollywood stories. >> he's never done a sex scene. >> um, well, mo, i'm uncomfortable talking about that. god, you're going to pull that, aren't you? that's going to be the little tease on this thing. >> jason bateman tells some later on "sunday morning." >> bene, vidi vici -- i came, i saw, i conquered claimed julius caesar. this man makes no claim to conquering, but he sees. bill geist will show us. >> maine is vacationland, filled with unique roadsi
Jul 17, 2011 6:00am PDT
. across the street, the padillas. ben and his family live here, too. ben's a re/max agent, and he's a big part of this community. there are lots of reasons why re/max agents average more sales than other agents. experience, certainly. but maybe it's also because they care about the markets they serve and the neighbors who rely on them. nobody sells more real estate than re/max. >> osgood: as i look around any owner's home will tell you animals are not just another possession they are all in the family, in every way that counts. our cover story is reported by jim axelrod. >> okay. let's go for a walk. come on, lola. >> even on a cold and dreary day in april. >> scratch there good? got an itch? got to scratch the itch? >> joan and her two portuguese water dogs are out walking. >> go see. come on, guys. >> it is a nasty day, i mean here it is april and have snow flakes and it is freezing and you are out here? >> they keep me moving. >> they are great. >> they are telling each other what a great day it is, is what they are doing. >> a widow for 11 years, her children grown, joan found gus and
Jul 17, 2011 9:00am EDT
. >> we know if a mother or father handles their own infant they see a big increase in oxytocin level in their blood streams .. and we know that this rise in oxytocin is associated with a decline of stress on them, so the animal is doing the same thing for us, essentially, it is producing this rise in oxytocin level, that is bringing down our stress levels. >> it makes perfect sense. the birds of life are eased by pets. more burdens than ever mean more pets than ever. >> yeah. >> it also explains the pampering that can sometimes seem like people taking care of people, not animals. >> no surprise, given that a poll conducted by sunday morning reveals 89 percent of us consider our pets to be part of the family. >> people are -- they get something from animals, these companion animals, these pets, which is not identical to what we get from other people, but it is certainly similar. >> come on, come on. >> so keep all of this in mind the next time you are ready to roll your eyes at one of those over the top pet people. >> what do you think your kids think of your dog. >> i can give you a cou
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